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yesterday. we want to remind viewers as we peel away the layers of this law from march of 2010 when then speaker of the house nancy pelosi said this about obamacare. >> but we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy. >> now we're finding millions of americans could have their insurance dropped as a result. steve, want to p put you on pause in a moment. when we come back we'll talk about the politics. 10 any hoyer said yesterday the law should have been more precise. you wonder how many more democrats are falling into that way of thinking, but, steve, standby. there is sebelius in the room. martha has more. martha: shaking hand to say hello to everybody as she gets ready to go here. a lot of smiles and friendliness on way in. we'll she as she sits at table. the lead contractor on healthcare.gov, warned her, warned hhs, the holt and human services website was not ready to go. so what under after that is one of the big questions that we expect kathleen sebellius will get. chris stirewalt joins me right now. that is the big issue
law enforcement and intelligence analysts together. could you comment on the effectiveness of this approach so far and give us some idea what kind of institutions gnarlly and internationally could be built on that foundation going forward. >> well, the fbi has two types of fusion centers, and dhs has yet another one. they have, basically, different tuckses. the fbi has the joint terrorism task forces. before 9/11, i believe there were 4 # in existence, and today, there's 103. they have been a tremendous success story. building on that, the fbi has built a field intelligence groups, and -- which are more oriented, and the best of the understanding, i've been away from the fbi for a whim now, but it's been equally successful. the home land security fusion centers have a different focus, and i'm probably going to do dhs a disservice here, but what they basically do is they work more with the politicians, the mayors and the governors to help them understand what the problems are in their area so that they can take the actions on their own. could that be done on an international
're over the website. >> the problem with obama care isn't just the website, it's the whole law. >> the bottom line is the problems with obama care run deeper than just the website. >> the problems go well beyond a flopped website. >> it is clear obama care and flaws are much more than the website. the website is the tip of the iceberg. >> this week republicans smelled blood in president obama's claim no americans would be kicked off their existing plans. >> let me repeat this. nothing in our plan requires you to change what you have. >> and yet as nbc reports a detailed look at the legislation shows that the administration knew that more than 40 to 67% of those in the individual market, or some percentage of 14 million americans, would not be able to keep their existing plans. never mind the fact the new plans will offer more comprehensive coverage and sometimes at a lower price tag, this is clearly the next front in a war on the nation's health care law. >> we know this morning is the president knew that these letters were coming. in the president knew these letters were comin
with the affordable care act. >> the problem with obamacare isn't just the website, it's the whole law. >> democrats fiercely defend the law and site. >> everybody needs to chill out, because it is going to work. >> we are working around the clock to deliver the shopping experience that you deserve. >> according to prepared testimony released by the white house, secretary see bellous will admit to some of the problems saying: >> she is expected to blame the website contractors saying they have not met expectations. last week in another congressional hearing, the lead contractors said they only had two weeks in september to do end to end testing of the system, something they say should have taken months. the white house is still promising a quick fix. >> by the end of november, the experience on the site will be smooth for the vast majority of users. >> the obama administration points out there are other ways to sign up. >> they can use the call center, paper applications, then we have in-person assistance available in each state. >> president obama is scheduled to be in boston today. he's hoping to
coffee grounds to wait his turn. >> why won't you go into the exchange, you are part of this law and in charge of this law should you be any different than the other americans out there who are losing their health insurance? >> i am part of the 95 percent with affordable, available healthcare if i have affordable work coverage in my workplace i am not eligible to go into the workplace. >> i would encourage you to be just like the american people and enter the exchange and agree to find a way to do that. i don't care. >> it is illegal. >> stewart: did you hear her? it is illegal. doesn't stop him. well, breaking the law! i encourage you to join billions of, millions of americans who break the law every day. i was, impressive grandstanding, with delivered with panache, but let this missouri congressman tell you how not to take no hypothetical force a moment. >> if it is possible for you to go into the exchange, like all of these millions of americans that are going to the exchanges, will you commit to forego your government insurance plan you are on now and join us in the pool? >>
. >> in the nbc news poll suggests the president took a hit on the issue. as for the opinion on the new law, 6% say it's working well. 38% say it needs minor changes, 38% want major overhaul and 24% call for hit to be eliminated. as for other poll, 9% say it made them more confident act the law, 40% less confident, 50% say their opinion has not changed. >> the president 's approval rating down to 42%. that's a low. that may explain why chief of staff was on the senate floor today trying to calm democrats. they'll have to defend the law in 2014. >> ed henry from the white house. thanks for that. >>> as with many thing, the more you know about obama care the better off you are. tonight chief national correspondent jim angle with the way around the mandates at least for a while. >> the loophole will allow millions to stay out of the plan most the first year if they choose to do so. >> if you start or renew coverage before the end of the year, you can have another 12 months of coverage without the extra costly obama care addons to your insurance plan. >> that's it. then they have to move to obama
necessarily knowing that there are security laws, privacy laws place to protect people. >> reporter: there's no telling how many consumers may have received information. a hole has been highlighted that has lawmakers worried about high-tech hackers. >> you have criminals trying to get information that is now available on these websites. >> reporter: until the site is secu secure, rogers think it should be taken down. >> i felt and i said this directly to the president's chief of staff, they ought to take down the website until it was right. >> reporter: tom's now pleading with his congressional delegation to help lock down the compromised data. but he says his problem isn't with d.c. >> i've got no political ax to grind. i just want my information off of this website. >> reporter: this afternoon, republican south carolina senator lindsey graham's office says they are working to help tom. over the weekend, we learned that for now, healthcare.gov is not a 24-hour-a-day website and that applications will be unavailable every day from 1:00 a.m. till 5:00 a.m. eastern and maybe longer. >> peter
in the cr we passed a law that president obama signed. quote, prior to making such credits and deductions available, the secretary shall certify that the exchanges verify such eligibility consistent with the requirements of the act. here's the question. are we really verifying at the front end whether a person is actually eligible for these subsidies or not? and here's why this matters. if they're not eligible for the subsidy and then once we reconcile these records, they get taxed the money back off of their refund. and so this is what i mean when i say rude awakenings. people are signing up for insurance. they're getting tax credit subsidies funded by taxpayers. the irs is already telling us they're confused about how to do this. you're not telling us whether or not you're proactively determining whether, say, an under 26-year-old is actually eligible for the subsidies you're trying to sell them and the problem is once we learn whether or not they were eligible and if they weren't, people in good faith will be signing up for subsidies that they're not eligible for. >> i think you're ask
president obama signed the affordable care act into law have been turbulent, period marked by relentless and unanimous resistance from the opposition to establish law, consider this. president franklin roosevelt rolled out a series of programs he designed to combat the great depression, programs to build things, grow things, establish union rights and retirement programs for some federal workers. when fdr established the new deal, he, too, was met with fierce opposition. not just from members of the other party, but from the courts. during roosevelt's first term as president, the supreme court declared parts of his program unconstitutional. naturally that did not sit well with fdr so he sent congress a bill that would give the president the authority to appoint one new supreme court justice for every sitting justice over the age of 70. since there were six justices over 70 years old back then, that would mean six new justices. presumably all of them democrats. fdr lost the new deal rulings 6-3, but on a 15-member court with six new democrats, six new fdr appointees, he probably would hav
here, as you see a tremendous law enforcement presence at l.a.x., hearing from a number of eyewitnesses here and looking, as you can see a couple different boxes on your screen. aerial pictures, right side of the screen, a bunch of planes just sitting there around terminal three, and on the left-hand side of the screen, this is the passenger pickup and drop-off area which has become sort of this makeshift triage area as well. and in the last hour or sore so, we have seen people, as has been dubbed a multipatient incident. multiple people injured. we're working to get an update on the injuries, as we mentioned, one of whom is a tsa agent. sarah richardson is on the phone with me. she is at l.a.x. sarah, are you with me? >> yes. >> let me just ask you, first of all, how are you? are you okay? >> i'm okay. >> tell me -- i hear your voice. let me just begin, let's start at the beginning. and if you can, just tell me, i understand you weren't quite through airport security when you heard shots, is that right? >> we were about to go through the security. >> sarah, are you okay? >> yeah. >> i
are not grandfathered and are not currently meeting the law. those notices have gone out. >> we just saw the president's promise and there was the secretary's answer and the person asking the questions is right there. congressman tim murphy from pennsylvania who is also a member of course of the house energy and commerce committee. he is also a psychologist and joins us now from pittsburgh. congressman, good afternoon and welcome fox news. >> good to see you. >> good to see you as always. she was in the hotseat and you grilled her as others during the committee hearing. what do you want to hear her say when she appears before the senate finance committee? >> i don't know if there is much they can say except to try to continue to put the cloak of silence over things and pretend everything is okay which they will probably continue to do. it is clear the white house knew you and secretary sebelius knew if you liked your plan you won't lose it. what could be more personal than a person seeing a doctor for an illness or psychiatrist for a problem and developed a relationship of trust and knowledge and now
the affordable care act became law, and you really like that plan, you are able to keep it. that's what i said when i was running for office. that was part of the promise we made. but ever since the law was passed if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel these substandard plans, what we said under the law is you've got to replace them with quality comprehensive coverage because that too was a central premise of the affordable care act act from the very beginning. >> essentially saying if you like your plan and they changed the plan to something you shouldn't like, i will change it for you. first off on the qualifying statement, 60% of all of these exchanges only have one option across the country. so you can't shop, you only have one product to choose from number one. number two, they did the slightest change to the health care which you hads, you are able to be kicked off, no longer to be grandfathered. the president did a wonderful two-step. instead of saying if you like your plan you can keep your plan. if you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it unless we deem it not good enough for
of internet gambling, which is against the law, yet is thriving in this country. but first, my report about one of the biggest scandals in the history of online gambling. a small group of people managed to cheat players out of more than $20 million, and it would have gone undetected if it hadn't been for the players themselves, who used the internet to root out the corruption. as a joint investigation by 60 minutes and the washington post revealed in 2008, it raises new questions about the integrity and security of the shadowy and highly profitable business that operates outside u.s. law. >> moneymaker puts his name amongst the greatest players in the game! >> if you had to pick the moment that the poker boom began, it was probably the day an unknown accountant named chris moneymaker won $2.5 million at the 2003 world series of poker. suddenly, every amateur with a hat, sunglasses, and a stack of chips saw themselves as the next big moneymaker. nearly 7,000 people competed in this year's tournament for $180 million in prize money, but the fever has spread far beyond las vegas. it is the ric
, but i'll let the law enforcement folks talk about it directly. >> again, that was from the president. local law enforcement has spoken to authorities here a number of times today. it's been quite chaotic as you can imagine anytime you have a major shooting. this is the first shooting in l.a.x. since about 10, 11 years ago. very chaotic, a packed airport. a lot of travelers. people walking up from the thousands to go nowhere, try to find hotel rooms. when you talk to authorities, here's what they said happened and how valiant one officer was who went after the suspect. take a listen. >> this individual was shooting as he went into the terminal. the officers didn't -- i repeat, they didn't hesitate. they went after this individual, and they confronted this individual in our airport. and unfortunately, it involved an officer-involved shooting, but that's what needed to be done in that particular situation, and that was heroic. >> bret, two quick things. behind me, here's people waiting to get back in and take off again. some flights are moving at l.a.x. these are the people finally let
to visit new york and other cities with battering control laws that cannot afford to stay there and this is a way to bring in tourists. gerri: apparently there is some kind of law on the books that you cannot lease your place for short-term. you know, this is like an old school kind of law. what do you think of that? >> it is unclear what the purpose of the law is. if it is to make sure that people are not running slaughterhouses and endangering the sanitation or the safety of housing codes are things like that, you can have inspections for those sorts of things. i'm not sure what this is about. no one is making complaints about their neighbors renting out their apartment or anything like that. really you have to look behind what this is actually going after. gerri: it is an attempt to grab tax revenue, let me show you what we might be on the hood for. new york city sales tax for a half percent, state sales tax, new york city hotel occupancy tax and the expansion funds charge. the list goes on and on. to think that people would even pay that is just ludicrous. i don't know
. countries will enact their own data laws. internet that we think is unbroken and open around the world i fear it will be segmented as countries have their own rules and own protections. >> about six years ago when the president was running, you know if he gets in there our reputation around the world will be so much better. everybody hates george w. bush. this is all we need for a brand new world. little did we know while he was giving that speech in berlin his people were bugging every office. think about the damage this has done and this is one more of those bush/cheney programs that this administration has taken to ridiculous lengths. >> the real world implications is massive. the damage has been done that's not just political but mic economically. the idea that the president doesn't know about these things over and over again -- i imagine people think it's a better explanation than saying he did know. that's hard for me to see how it's a positive. if that is true that's alarming. given that they are arguing this wholesale review we have not heard a revamp of this from the president.
cut down by law enforcement because they didn't have the ability within a nanosecond to discriminate between the real thing and a toy. >> reporter: federal law requires imitation guns to have an orange tip on the barrel. but the law does not cover pellet guns like andy lopez's. now, the nra had no comment but in the past their position has been air guns and bb guns should not be treated like toy guns and therefore should not be brightly colored. reporting live in santa rosa, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> following the tragedy in santa rosa, police departments around the bay area are warning trick or treaters not to carry toy guns on halloween or anything else that could be mistaken for a weapon. >>> a five-year-old girl is among three people hurt in a crash up in wine country. chp officers believe the driver of a jaguar was drunk at the time when the car veered into a toyota on 121 in sonoma valley last night. the passenger and the jaguar died. the three people in the toyota were injured. >>> newly released surveillance video shows four suspect in the shooting of a nightclub worker in do
is not the only one. an unbelievable ten states and 51 cities have signed some version of this practice into law. it's got a lot of people fired up. so, of course, it is today's money talk. joining us now, not submitting to a background check, by the way, susan sullivan, bill farmkin and dennis kneale. you're mad about this? >> you know what? this is now the new politically correct, wonderful cause of liberals everywhere, let's pass an actual law telling companies that they're not allowed to ask applicants at first glance, hey, you've been arrested or convicted of a crime. i say why don't you let companies figure that out instead of dictating to them, and our federal eeoc is at the forefront of that. it sued bmw and dollar general because they use screening programs. while the intent is not racist, if the impact is racist, well, then, by golly, your policies are illegal. melissa: okay, let him have it. >> no one would ever accuse me of being a liberal, trust me. but did you know that one out of four american adults have either an arrest record or a conviction? so you are just -- melissa: so what
by fragmented management that saw several government agencies overseeing different parts of the law without a single point person. david cutler, harvard professor and former presidential adviser. they were running the biggest startup in the world and they didn't have anyone who had run a startup or a business. it wasn't only mismanagement that doomd doomed the rollout, fear of republican sabotage and concerns over the 2012 election set the disaster two years before the site launched. "washington post" reports the white house slowed down important regulations that had been drafted months earlier, to wait until just months after president obama's election. medicare's top risk analyst, it was the president's most significant domestic policy achievement and the very aides that pushed the law through congress were risking bad implementation for a short-term political gain. regarding the president's infamous promise if you like it, you can keep it, some white house policy advisers objected to the breadth of keep your plan, they were overruled. in recent days, current aides have downplayed or dism
4 million dollars a year. >> the transportation commission is pushing for a change in state law that would require all cars to have license plates before they leave the lot. now the proposal under consideration would require them to do that that would be entered into the dmv data base. >>> they will hold a hearing following the accident that killed them. they were working on the tracks when they were hit and killed by a bart train. now lawmakers say a policy that makes track workers responsible for their own safety may have contributed to that accident. the bart discontinued that policy shortly after the deaths 10 days ago, a committee now plans to hold a hearing on november 7th in san francisco. >> 4:40, this morning the cardinals hope it is not a bad omen, while they finally landed in boston, they spent section hours last night on the tarmac of the st. louis airport, this plane was ground due to mechanical problems. now despite the long wait the players said everyone had a good attitude, well fed and able to walk around, the red sox lead 3-2 and can win with a victory tonight,
>>> a suspected deadly drunk driving accident here in sonoma county, we will tell you what law enforcement is doing to combat drunk driving. >> live in san francisco where police are looking for a key witness who may have seen her days before her body was found in a stairwell, we will tell you how the public can help coming up. new information on a deadly shooting, the answers to one of the big questions. >> plus the cabinet member getting ready for tough questions, questioning about to start in a couple of minutes, we continue. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >> welcome back, we want to take you to san francisco this morning, san francisco general hospital, new information coming in about that case that seems to still be a mystery of exactly what happened, a body of a woman found in a locked stairwell, she was a patient at san francisco general, brian flores is out there this morning with the new information. we will check in with him in just a moment. >>> it is wednesday, october 30th, almost the end of the month. i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave
house will do about obama care. >> the law could continue to change or evolve or whatever word you want to use, steve? >> i think there is a good chance at this point that there will be a one- year delay of the individual mandate. isn't that interesting. we had a big government shutdown. >> the white white is pushing back hard on that every day, steve. >> but the congressional offices are hearing from their constituents, all over the country, i talked to republicans and democrats, their phones are melting down with people calling, i am losing health care and i don't know if i will be covered in 20014. people are nervous about this. >> there is a cascade of issues that are going to come running off of the hill if you delay the individual mandate. premiums could go higher and the number of uninsured is estimated 24 million additional americans and quick answer, does the white house want to go there? >> right now, no. they are resisting delay of obama care. i think you are hearing from members of congress who say, i can't mechanically sustain this and we have mid- term election with voters
and hold on to security clearance despite having past brushes with the law. >>> iraqi prime minister is on the visit to washington. trying to get more american aid. speaking this morning at the u.s. institute for peace. you are looking at video with him with vice president joe biden. this is a meeting they had yesterday. the iraqi government is hoping to get more weapons to fight the resurgeance of al-qaida. prime minister meets with president obama tomorrow. >> 7:15. also happening now. a big impact on air travellers. discussing the current ban on cell phones, ipads and other portable electronic devices during take off and landing. kyla is live. >> reporter: it is safe for passengers to use most electronic devices from gate to gate. we're taking a live look at this press conference which just started about five minutes ago. this is faa administrator. the timing of these rules will be up to individual airlines. the faa says connections to the internet are not going to be allowed below 10,000 feet and prior to today, passengers were not allowed to use portable electronic devices durin
of mickey mouse. it would have diverted them to a website that said, stob, you're violating federal law. it messed with -- messed is a technical term, but messed with dns, a bad idea. it's different. i think conflating them -- this is a -- this is sort of how things work in a democracy and because we are in a politically difficult situation, maybe it's moving a little more slowly, but i do think we're going to be able to bring them around, and when you talk on the hill, five years ago we probably had this experience, five years ago, they said get out of the way, kid, why bother with the cyber stuff? they get it. we're on a path to fix these things. you will have significant objections though, and one of the things we're not dealing with when i put on the think tank hat what i think is snowden episode, it's not accidental. it's planned, a nonstate actor engaging in information against the u.s.. we have a new kind of opponent, new conflict, we're not doing well in dealing with it right now, and these are things we have to overcome, but i am positive we can overcome them. >> just this part
can do is see work medications can go and take that to the local law enforcement or intelligence agency so they can do something. alexanderral keith who heads of the nsa in a youtube video put together by the pentagon and posted on that website, talking about the success rate of the nsa surveillance programs and how it has been used to stop terrorist attacks and to how it has benefited our allies. this -- twitter says we have a couple of minutes left here. we keep getting your thoughts but we want to share this news with you as well. this is in the obituary section of the new york times --of "the new york times" -- that in "the new york times this morning. here from "the wall street urinal" -- -- "the wallal street journal" -- that comes as the president is slated to to meet with republicans at the white house on immigration today. that is the latest on immigration. pam from montclair, virginia, what are your thoughts he e -- what are your thoughts? i think she is being disingenuous if she does not know she is being tapped. we still occupy germany. military in the late 70's and e
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abortion law situation. a federal appeals court overturned a lower court's ruling that blocked a series of new abortion restrictions. the ruling lets most of the new limits take effect immediately. means up to a dozen clinics won't be able to perform abortions. the restrictions will remain in effect up january when the appeals court considers the constitutionality of the law. the restrictions came into the spotlight of course after democratic state senator wendy davis launched a 13 hour filibuster against the legislation back in june. eventually it became law earlier this week, things were overturned and not flip-flopped yet again. >>> supporters of the stop and frisk policy scored a victory in the courtroom. a panel of federal judges put a stay on a previous ruling that required changes to the policy. in addition, the panel has removed the judge from the case saying she compromised the appearance of impartiality surrounding the litigation. the panel also says she steered the lawsuit to her courtroom when it was filed six years ago. she's been vocal making statements and appearing in in
letter in the next year because the current policies don't meet the standards laid out by the new law. the white house told nbc that people whose policies will be canceled will in most cases be automatically shifted to plans with better protections. >>> and peter lee, the director of california's health insurance exchange, says he will not reveal how many californians have enrolled in the covered healthcare plan until mid-november. but he says once the figures are posted, they will be very detailed, broken down by city, age of enrollees and which kind of plans they've selected. >>> 7:10. the defensive coordinate for the oakland raiders has apologized for the obscene gesture he made on the field in sunday's game against the steelers. now, he made that gesture twice while protesting a referee's call in the third quarter of the raiders' 21-18 win over the steelers. there it is. he says he was in the heat of the moment. he now regrets what he did. well, the national football league is reportedly considering a hefty fine. it could be tens of thousands of dollars. >>> a meeting will be held
law enforcement agencies received a series of grants to step up impaired driving enforcement for drunk driving. the bulk will go to the anti- drunk driving campaign. this come in time for halloween. an officer said halloween is definitely ranking up there as one of the major party nights. and that with trick or treaters out can prove to be a deadly combination. we're looking to see if there's criminal history on the part of the driver of the jaguar that was in that fatal accident last night. if we found out more information, we'll certainly bring that to you. for now we're live along highway 121 in sonoma county, back to you. >>> 7:06. police in the south bay still searching for four suspects in a nightclub shooting over the weekend. we now have surveillance video of the suspects they are looking for. ktvu's janine de la vega live in campbell with the details including this is not the first time there's been violence at this particular nightclub. janine? >> reporter: dave, back in 2009, four people were stabbed here by one suspect but police say in this latest incident it was a securit
first-year law student knows a time is of the essence clause needs to be put in a contract, even a no-bid one, mr. president, where a product must be delivered by a particular date. otherwise, there's a penalty. but not you guys. not only did sebelius say there was no penalty clause, she's willing to pay more to the same company that couldn't get it right in the first place. more of our money. some manager. but then again, your lawyer in over his head holder probably missed that contracts class. mr. president, with all due respect, you have promoted obama care for years. if it's so great, why aren't you on it? why isn't congress on it? why aren't federal employees on it? even simple sebelius refused to go on the very health care program that you all think is so great for the rest of us. and her excuse when pressed? that it would be illegal for her to do so. there's a reason i call her simple. it's not illegal. even in the land of oz. and what makes you think that you know better than we what is good health care for us and our families? a true leader leads by example. instead you look
on the legislation. current federal law prohibits discrimination. but it does not stop an employer from firing or refusing to hire workers because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. president obama wrote a piece in the post last night showing his support for the employment nondiscrimination act. the president wrote quote does it make a difference if the firefighters who rescued you is gay or the accountant that does your taxes or the mechanic that fixes your car? >>> there are new developments in the fights to stop one of the biggest evictions in san francisco history. the san francisco examiner reports the city has suspended a permit for renovations to an apartment building on market street. the building was being converted into office space after the city said it was not zoned for residential use and dozens of people now face eviction. >>> the oakland a's could be moving across the bay to play their home games at the home of the san francisco giants. alex savidge is joining us live. he is at at & t park to tell us what is behind this stunning news for bay area baseball fans. >>
. this law will only make it more secure and more affordable. >> anyone frustrated yet? what was sold versus what's being told to the american people now has such a gap that, i mean, you can understand why millions of people right now can't -- are holding their hands up in distress, number one, because they're losing their insurance policies. they talked about that grandfathered-in clause buried in obamacare. there was an estimate in there. h.h.s. went in and they said things are grandfathered in according to that march date, where if you have a policy, up to that point in 2010, you can keep it. but they went in and narrowed it. but only if your insurance company makes any changes to your benefits, makes any adjustments to your up fronts, then they can actually drop you. the estimate was there. >> so they knew all along, 40% to 60% would not be able to hold on to their insurance plans. on top of that, instead of saying that's true, they're saying i blame insurance companies for that. soon they're going to blame the private sector for that. now all the problems with the rollout, they're blami
program like the president's health care law? >> they can't. >> stuart varney in the house to talk about what's going on. good morning. >> it cannot handle what's going on here. i really think the government can't handle this. the government is not set up to handle this kind of thing right. the government is bureaucratic, inefficient. it's wildly expensive. and the series of rolling crises are the result of putting government in charge of this massive change in our health care structure. >> you heard the president two tka*eus ago in massachusetts -- two days ago in massachusetts saying it is a pretty popular plan, they reined in the cost. it worked for massachusetts, why not the country? >> this is government trying to put this in practice. when is the last time you went to d.m.v.? you happy with that experience? now for health care you've got to go through the same mish. you've had the series of rolling crises. the rollout a disaster. you've got the upcoming cancellation probably of employer-provided policies. and now looming just out there, just ahead you've got a doctor crisis. >> wha
the lawsuit is premature. >>> the city of sunnyvale may be getting tougher gun control laws if voters pass a new measure tomorrow. it's a controversial issue. janine de la vega is in sunnyvale to tell us more about what's going on out there. what people are saying. >> reporter: dave, whenever the issue of gun control comes up, people have passionate opinions. one man says he thinks more regulates -- regular lates are needed -- regulations are needed. this measure would require anyone whose gun is lost or stolen to inform police within 48 hours. and it requires those who sell ammunition to log and track sales. a local gun store is against the measure. opponents say it will not stop shootings. instead, it will generate lawsuits against the city. we found residents who plan to vote tomorrow and found differing opinions. i plan to vote yes, on measure c. i think from the perspective of being a parent protecting my kids. >> they make it impossible for the good people to have a gun. the good people who have a gun could be at risk from these rules if you read it, you will see what i mean. if you
are you in? we're a law firm. i assume your primary paper needs are stationery, general office. you know, i'll be honest with you about something. where i used to live, our paper supplier had a lot of big clients, and i just didn't feel like a priority. so i guess my question to you would be, how many clients do you have? about 80. really? that many? this doesn't seem like a very big operation. well, it's just me, my wife, and my son. (michael) ah, so when-- when did you set up shop? oh, i opened this place after i came back from vietnam. ooh, vietnam. i hear it's lovely. hmm. (andy) each side will have three minutes to prepare opening arguments. topic: hilary swank is attractive. (all) hot. the debate is whether she's hot. what difference does it make? attractive, hot, beautiful-- we're talking about the same thing here. huge difference. a painting can be beautiful, but i don't want to [bleep] a painting. oh-kay! tmi. so even specialty paper, say 94 brightness double-bonded, you would put that on the same truck as your conventional stock? you sure know a lot about paper for a lawyer. oh
law. as a republican, do you think, yeah, this could work and our party needs to change its pos cure at some point here? >> i thought from the beginning the party had the wrong posture, i would be advising and said, look, it's a huge reach. it's a big government program coming down on people, forcing people to buy insurance that they may not want, coverage, say that, you can say that. but say here's what we need to change it. here's what we need to make it work. because the average american knew our health care system was in need of help. they have seen costs go up dramatically, there are costs that are absolutely things people want, preexisting condition, allowing you to keep your children under 21. those kind of things. so to say you are going to do away with it doesn't make a lot of sense. i would have said, we think this is a big problem, it's going too fast. it's a 2,000 page bill that nancy pelosi says we won't know what's in it until we pass it. here are the changes we'd like to make and then sit back. if it's going to fail, let it fail of its own accord. >> governor, when you
by law insurers cannot continue to sell policies that don't provide the minimum benefits and consumer protections required. this overblown controversy has obscured the crux of what health care reform is trying to do. people are getting thrown off their health care plans because the affordable care act has standards which if your plan doesn't have they have to go out of business. it has to have pediatric care, maternity, prescription drugs. if it doesn't, you are canceled. >> you look at the title of that editorial in "the new york times," "not worth keeping." not only is the administration with those restrictions deciding what policies are right for you, but apparently this opinion article here in the editorial section, they're deciding too that they're not worth keeping. >> i almost think that's the comic section of news now, the editorial. it's basically a 30-second promo for whatever democratic plan president obama put forward. it never used to be like this with bill clinton. they used to take bill clinton on. i don't know what happened to "the new york times." they used to be some
and their doctors, they would be able to keep them under the new law. but nbc news is reporting the obama administration knew for several years the majority of people who buy their own health coverage wouldn't be able to keep this happen their policies under obama care. nbc says those forced to buy new insurance may experience sticker shock from higher premiums. when the law was passed in march of 2010, it was supposed to grant grandfather in existing policies, even if they didn't comply with the rules. but that same year, the department of health and human services rewrote some regulations essentially getting rid of the grandfather exemption. now, the white house isn't disputing the report, but tells nbc most individual policyholders should receive better health coverage that's more affordable thanks to government subsidies. the administration says no policy will be canceled due to pre-existing medical conditions. now, congress will get the chance today to grill the top administration official closest to the rollout of the troubled obama care website. medicare chief marilyn tavenner will
not have beefed up coverage required under the new law. >> the policy that they had may not exist but they have a lot of choices of new policies. >> reporter: that you wills called it unfair. >> some people like to drive a ford. not a ferrari. and some people like the drink out of a red solo cup. an crystal stem. you're taking away their choice. >> reporter: and republicans came armed with constituent horror stories and pointed out questions why sebelius herself isn't joining in the exchange. >> i am not eligible because i have coverage -- >> you can decide to drop your coverage of your employer. you have the choice to decide not to choose. >> that is not true, sir. >> reporter: it turns out sebelius is right. she is prohibited from getting health insurance through obama care exchange. but it is not because she is a cabinet sector because as she seemed to indicate there, she is already getting health care under the federal plan. it is because she is 65 and a medicare recipient and seniors who are getting that government health care plan can't also sign up for obama care. >> which
to law enforcement and smartphone users that say they are intrigued by the idea of a stun gun being attached to their smartphone. this one comes from yellow jacket. if you're attacked, you can temporarily stun the attacker with the stun gun and run away. it's being marketed in the bay area. >> i know it's been a hot topic, ipho iphone thefts recently. my suggestion is vigilance. >> the case comes in several colors is very sale on the yellow jacket company website. it will cost $99. it has iphone 4 and 4s cases for sale now. it will soon have cases for the 5. here's a look at it and how it works and how it sounds. >> pretty scary. thanks, scott. >>> a surge in home burglaries in the mountains is getting the attention of sheriff's deputies tonight. they will host a public meeting at redwood estate pavilion at 7:00 tonight. they will talk about the break-ins and organize a neighborhood safety plan. >>> happening now, a desperate search on the peninsula for this missing man. he went for a walk yesterday and never returned. he left his home on ralston avenue at 9:00 in the morning. he is
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